DDAA Board Member: Town of Cameron Housing Rehabilitation Project

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In 2021, Southern Tier Central Regional Planning & Development Board (STC), an LDD located in Corning, New York, collaborated with the Town of Cameron, a small municipality in Steuben County, to apply for a $400,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for single-family housing rehabilitation. Click through to learn more about how this project impacted the community and led to additional funding.

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DDAA Monthly: July 2023

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  For all your LDD news! DDAA Monthly LLDD Board Member Shares Project Highlight Video: Eastgate River of Opportunity Project LDD Board Member Shares Project Highlight Video: Eastgate River of Opportunity Project. Eastgate Regional Council of Governments and thirteen communities along the Mahoning River are working together to restore the river that gave it’s life […]

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DDAA Monthly: June 2023

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  For all your LDD news! DDAA Monthly Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail System, Greenville South Carolina The Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail System includes 25 miles of walking and biking trails, stretching from the City of Travelers Rest, through the campus of Furman University, downtown Greenville, and a large city park to its terminus […]

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DDAA Monthly: May 2023

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  For all your LDD news! DDAA Monthly DDAA Board Member Blog Post: Board Member Orientation Having a new board member is only the first step in what you hope will be a mutually rewarding relationship. Whether orientation of your new board member is approached informally or formally, be sure to include the basics needed […]

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DDAA Board Member Blog Post: Board Member Orientation

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Having a new board member is only the first step in what you hope will be a mutually rewarding relationship. Whether orientation of your new board member is approached informally or formally, be sure to include the basics needed for new board members to become engaged in the work of the board right away, and to serve as a committed ambassador and advocate for your nonprofit’s mission for a long time to come.

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LDD Project Spotlight: Georgia Mountains Regional Commission

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The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (GMRC), in coordination with multiple local governments, captures aerial photography and light detection and ranging data (LiDAR) during leaf-off conditions. This collaborative effort saves the local government 40% over conducting this project on their own.  The imagery and LiDAR are being acquired to support the operation of local government Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for use and access by county and city managers, local economic development authorities, planning departments, emergency services, tax assessors and GIS staff.  By acquiring these data during leaf-off conditions, features on the ground can be seen more clearly such as fire hydrants, building edges, sidewalks, and manholes.

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DDAA Monthly: April 2023

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  For all your LDD news! DDAA Monthly DDAA Board Member Newslines: April 2023 DDAA is pleased to share the first edition of Newslines, a regular post from board members sharing what’s happening in LDDs across Appalachia. Our first edition features DDAA President Jeffrey Box and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA Alliance) in Pennsylvania. News […]

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